Vice President of International Data Strategy

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

Bachelor’s degree and experience in the financial services industry

10+ years of strong, diverse experience in the data and analytics space with product development experience

5+ years of direct international experience required; preferably in an emerging market like Asia Pacific, Latin America or Africa

Experience building partnerships and alliances

Business development mindset; ‘hunter’ driven by finding and establishing new partnerships

Adapt at working closely with data science and analytics professionals to analyze and isolate value from data sets

Strategic mindset; skilled at building business cases and securing investment

Highly strategic and resourceful when defining viable business initiatives

Strong ability to lead through influence; thrives in “the matrix”

Bring a strong entrepreneurial spirit and ability to think dynamically

Proven thought leadership communication skills

Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a diverse team

Demonstrated experience with strategic & product planning

We’d Love to See:

Experience establishing new data sets through close collaboration and partnership with industry (e.g. banks) and/or government agencies strongly preferred

Impact You'll Make

The Vice President of Data Strategy – International Markets will be responsible for leading international teams in setting and executing against a strategy that will include identifying new types of data to add to or complement current solution sets and revenue streams. This will include the continued expansion of traditional credit data assets as well as alternative data.

This role will work with internal and external stakeholders to create strategies that will positively differentiate TransUnion from its competitors through innovative product development focused on big data and analytics solutions using traditional and non-traditional information

Lead an international team of data strategists; each residing in their home market and tasked with evolving the data assets we have in the region both through direct data acquisition, the establishment of Closed User Groups as well as through partnerships

Advocate for, and ensure, consistent use of TransUnion best practices and fluid exchange of intellectual property across the globe

Establish and drive a Financial Inclusion Initiative across geographies that aims to bring to light the challenges of millions of “credit invisible” consumers around the world; program will include thought leadership, partnerships with 3rd parties and government agencies and product development plans

Support product line horizontals (e.g. credit risk, fraud, marketing, etc.) in developing and executing the data initiatives needed to drive their product strategies and plans

Ensure optimal use of resources (financial, human and technical) to ensure efforts are allocated to the most high impact initiatives

Partner closely with the Global Data Management team to ingest and test new data sources and work with local teams to advance their capabilities in this area; leveraging global technology, resources and assets wherever possible to drive scale

Find new use cases and ways to enrich, improve and repurpose current data assets for innovative, revenue expanding uses 

Act as a thought leader internally and externally on the use of alternative data to improve business processes, expand marketing applications, reduce fraud and more accurately evaluate consumer and commercial credit risk

Review business cases from the regions for furnishing new data and investing in new products, services and resources. 

Anticipate client critical business issues, regulatory changes and government driven opportunities to identify ways new data sources and uses can help TransUnion address those needs

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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